19 Mar 2019
Victorian LGBTIQA+ Disability Survey
Are you LGBTIQA+? Do you have a disability? The LGBTIQA+ Disability Collective is launching a self-advocacy alliance, and they want to know what is important to other LGBTIQA+ individuals living with a disability.
28 Feb 2019
Power to Prevent: Urgent Actions Needed to Stop Sexual Harassment at Work
Thorne Harbour Health has joined with a diverse group of more then 100 organisations, unions, researchers, peak bodies, health professionals and lawyers who have come together to say we need to do more to stop sexual harassment in workplaces. Our organisations and research efforts see the effects of sexual harassment on people around Australia every day and how our systems are not working to respond to the issues.
27 Feb 2019
Looking after your mental health
Taking care of your mental health is important. We all know that, but often we don’t seek support. This could be because we don’t know where to go or how to access support. Plus, we want to use a service that’s LGBTIQ friendly.
15 Feb 2019
Two Winners for Film Competition
The votes have been counted, and it's a tie! Two filmmakers, Sam McGowan & Millie Hayes, were announced as winners for the Keep the Vibe Alive film competition at this week's 2019 Melbourne Queer Film Festival Program Launch.
14 Feb 2019
LGBTIQA+ Carer Support Group
Our friends at Queerspace, City of Melbourne, and Carers Victoria are hosting a free group for carers who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex, queer, asexual and other diverse sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTIQA+).
29 Jan 2019
As the summer months get warmer, we’re heading outside. For some, the great outdoors is a great place to search for trade. However, members of the community are reporting incidents of homophobic violence at some Melbourne beats.
25 Jan 2019
2019 Hypothetical - Loose Talk in Public Places
On Tuesday 22 January, we hosted our fifth annual Hypothetical as part of Midsumma Festival. Performed live at Federation Square, this year's Hypothetical "Loose Lips in Public Places" saw our first all-queer panel navigate a fictional story line as it explored a range of contemporary social issues impacting our LGBTI and PLHIV communities.
24 Jan 2019
HIV Futures 9
HIV Futures is a survey about the health and wellbeing of PLHIV. They want to hear from PLHIV all over Australia. HIV Futures is an important project. It provides information to help governments, clinical services and community groups plan programs and policy.
17 Jan 2019
The Ban on 'Amyl'
Australia's Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) recently postponed its decision on whether or not to change the law around alkyl nitrites (the active ingredient in 'amyl' or 'poppers'). Currently, the TGA is conducting public consultations into the proposed amendments that could see amyl recategorised as a 'prohibited substance'.
21 Dec 2018
Newsletter - Summer 2019
It's been a massive year, and the last few months of 2018 have been no exception with Northside Bizarre, Feast in Adelaide, the Victorian State Election, World AIDS Day and our Annual General Meeting. Plus, Midsumma 2019 is just around the corner. Check out our summer newsletter for latest happenings around Thorne Harbour Health.
02 Oct 2018
Call for Board Member Nominations
The Victorian AIDS Council (VAC) and Gay Men’s Health Centre (GMHC), trading as Thorne Harbour Health, are seeking visionary and capable people who work well with others to nominate for election to two vacancies on the VAC Board of Directors and two vacancies on the GMHC Board of Directors.
19 Jul 2018
Newsletter - Winter 2018
We've turned 35! With that milestone and our community's legacy in mind, we've changed our name to Thorne Harbour Health. This Winter 2018 edition of the newsletter features this big announcement as well as the recent LGBTIQ Women's Health Conference and the latest events going on around the organisation.